Acalypha lanceolata var. glandulosa ( Muell .Arg.) Radcl.-Sm., Kew Bull. 44(3): 444. 1989.,

Munoz, Iris Montero, Cardiel, Jose Maria & Levin, Geoffrey A., 2018, Nomenclatural review of Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) of the Western Indian Ocean Region (Madagascar, the Comoros Archipelago, the Mascarene Islands and the Seychelles Archipelago), PhytoKeys 108, pp. 85-116: 85

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scientific name

Acalypha lanceolata var. glandulosa ( Muell .Arg.) Radcl.-Sm., Kew Bull. 44(3): 444. 1989.
status

 

18. Acalypha lanceolata var. glandulosa ( Muell.Arg.) Radcl.-Sm., Kew Bull. 44(3): 444. 1989. 

Acalypha crenata var. glandulosa  Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 43. 1865.

Type.

Tanzania: Zanzibar, 1847-1852, L. H. Boivin s.n. (lectotype, designated here: P [P05511211]!; isolectotypes: P [P05511212!, P05511225!, P05510174!]).

Distribution.

Acalypha lanceolata  Willd. is widely distributed in the Paleotropics; the var. glandulosa  occurs in East Tropical Africa and South Tropical Africa. Madagascar (Antsiranana). Mascarene Islands ( Réunion).

References.

Müller Argoviensis (1866: 872); Coode (1982: 69, 79); Govaerts et al. (2000: 71); Seebaluck et al. (2015: 152).

Notes.

Acalypha lanceolata var. lanceolata  occurs in Asia. The main diference between the African var. glandulosa  and the Asian var. lanceolata  is the presence or absence of stipitate glands. Additional studies are needed to clarify the taxonomic status of these taxa.